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Film Fest Gent - Cheers!
Archived: Cheers! (2018)

director: Angela Al Souliman

With: Angela Al-Souliman, Joachim Michaux, a.o.

duration: 9 minutes
Short, Drama

Shorts - Global Cinema

This short film highlights the difficulties of communication between two humans who belong to different cultures and different memories. The love between a Syrian girl and an European guy isn't strong enough to transcend the differences between them.

A film made in a workshop with Béla Tarr at Cinemaximiliaan.


director: Angela Al Souliman
producer: Gwendolyn Lootens, Gawan Fagard
Editor: Kinshuk Surjan
Cinematography: Hans Bruch Jr.

production company: Cinemaximiliaan

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Belgium
year: 2018


ANGELA AL SOULIMAN (Syria, 1987): Cheers! (2018, short). She holds an economy certification from Aleppo University in 2009. After graduation she worked in media as a reporter and a TV presenter in many Arabic channels. In 2014 she came to Europe. She filmed a documentary for the whole trip from Egypt to Belgium and won the "my life according to me"-festival award for her short movie "Selavi".

Technical Specs

format: DCP


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